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Asia Pacific Journal of Management

, Volume 17, Issue 1, pp 133–154 | Cite as

Methodological Issues in Cross-Cultural Management Research: Problems, Solutions, and Proposals

  • Lrong Lim
  • Peter Firkola
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Abstract

The research field of cross-cultural management suffers from an absence of theory capable of explaining the role of culture in organizational behavior. Methodological issues that are at least partly responsible for the above shortcoming are explored in this paper. The central argument is that, despite efforts to resolve these issues, many methodological problems continue to resist the remedies prescribed by researchers. This paper seeks to evaluate the reasons for this, and based on these evaluations, proposes some suggestions for future research.

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Research Field Methodological Issue Methodological Problem Management Research Organizational Behavior 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Lrong Lim
    • 1
  • Peter Firkola
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Business AdministrationKagawa UniversityKagawaJapan
  2. 2.International Student CenterHokkaido UniversitySapporoJapan

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